Patients are being put at risk because of a lack of staff awareness about discharging them from hospital, a report has said.
Poor hospital discharge process puts patients 'at risk'
Researchers have developed an artificial intelligence method that can identify a range of acute neurological illnesses in CT scans within a few seconds, when time is essential in assessing the life-threatening conditions.
New AI system able to screen for neurological illnesses in seconds
Many US doctors don’t discuss the harms of lung cancer screening or the potential for overdiagnosis in conversations with current and former smokers about whether tests are necessary, two new studies suggested.
US doctors not likely to explain pros, cons of lung cancer screening
For decades, doctors have told parents to talk to kids as often as possible to help build speech and language skills. Now, a new study suggested that how parents talk to children may matter just as much as how much time they spend talking.
Back-and-forth' conversations with young kids may aid brain development
Vaping can damage vital immune system cells and may be more harmful than previously thought, a study suggested.
Vaping 'can damage vital immune system cells'
Australian researchers are calling for a radical overhaul of cancer diagnoses to reduce harmful overtreatment.
Drop 'cancer' label to protect patients from over-treatment
When people are rude to their coworkers or treat them badly, they probably don't realize the unintended victims in that encounter could be the coworkers' children.
Rude to your coworker? Think of the children
Teen health in developing countries is vastly underfunded, researchers report.
Global aid programs shortchange teen health needs: Study
People with type 1 diabetes have a much greater risk of serious heart problems and early death, especially if they were diagnosed before age 10, new research suggests.
Early onset type 1 diabetes linked to heart disease, shorter life
Keeping that smartphone handy while out with friends may backfire: The pull of digital technology is distracting and drains enjoyment out of face-to-face interactions, new research suggested.
Research: Phone presence can hurt experience of dining out

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